Food & Cuisine


The first of Travel Weekly’s biannual culinary issues arrives just shy of the one-year anniversary of Covid-19 being declared a pandemic. This has meant a year of periodic closures of restaurants and the hotels that house them; the full-year shutdown of cruise ships and their many eateries; and restrictions on the number of diners inside […]


The trailblazing success of the ftira at UNESCO will lead the way for other Maltese traditions to find their place with this international representation of humanity. What says Argentina more than Tango or India more than Yoga? In the context of practices and traditions, formally classified by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage in its 2003 […]


(CNN) — Raffaele Esposito, the 19th century Neapolitan credited with inventing Italy’s most famous type of pizza, may be turning in his grave: Rome has a new vending machine which slides out freshly cooked pizzas in just three minutes. Buyers using the flaming red “Mr. Go Pizza” machine can choose from four different kinds of pizzas costing […]


DUBAI: Jordanian Chef Hassan Al-Naami shares his delectable recipe for fragrant freekeh-stuffed chicken, a dish that is wildly popular at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, where he brings his culinary vision to life at the hotel’s Middle Eastern restaurant, Amaseena. As Ramadan draws to a close, give this dish a go for a special iftar this week. Chicken […]


If you love wine then wine tourism provides an alternative to the usual types of travel ensuring more space, less crowded destinations and of course a constant flow of wine. Whilst many hotels have closed throughout various global lockdowns, vineyards have continued to function. Vineyards by their very nature are located within vast acres of […]


Need a boost? Refresh your body and mind with Aquarius, a new range of drinks containing water plus essential minerals. The Coca-Cola system in Malta launches Aquarius, a new range of drinks in the company’s portfolio containing essential minerals – Magnesium and Zinc – to support the active lifestyle of a generation that wants to achieve success and enjoy life to the fullest.  Aquarius is […]

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